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Nyírbátor (Hungarian: Nyírbátori járás) is a district in south-eastern part of Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County. Nyírbátor is also the name of the town where the district seat is found. The district is located in the Northern Great Plain Statistical Region. This district is a part of Nyírség geographical region.

Nyírbátor District

Nyírbátori járás
Official logo of Nyírbátor District
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Nyírbátor District within Hungary and Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County.
Nyírbátor District within Hungary and Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County.
Country Hungary
CountySzabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg
District seatNyírbátor
Area
 • Total695.94 km2 (268.70 sq mi)
Area rank3rd in Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg
Population
 (2011 census)
 • Total43,040
 • Rank4th in Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg
 • Density62/km2 (160/sq mi)

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GeographyEdit

Nyírbátor District borders with Baktalórántháza District and Mátészalka District to the north, the Romanian county of Satu Mare to the east, Romanian county of Bihor and Nyíradony District (Hajdú-Bihar County) to the south, Nagykálló District to the west. The number of the inhabited places in Nyírbátor District is 20.

MunicipalitiesEdit

The district has 3 towns, 2 large villages and 15 villages. (ordered by population, as of 1 January 2013)[1]

The bolded municipalities are cities, italics municipalities are large villages.

DemographicsEdit

Religion in Nyírbátor District (2011 census)

  Greek Catholicism (29.1%)
  Catholic Church (19.9%)
  Calvinism (26.4%)
  Lutheranism (0.1%)
  Other religions (0.7%)
  Non-religious (5.4%)
  Atheists (0.3%)
  Undeclared (18.1%)

In 2011, it had a population of 43,040 and the population density was 62/km².

Year County population[2] Change
2011 43,040 n/a

EthnicityEdit

Besides the Hungarian majority, the main minorities are the Roma (approx. 6,000) and Romanian (100).

Total population (2011 census): 43,040
Ethnic groups (2011 census):[3] Identified themselves: 44,442 persons:

  • Hungarians: 38,353 (86.30%)
  • Gypsies: 5,570 (12.53%)
  • Others and indefinable: 519 (1.17%)

Approx. 1,500 persons in Nyírbátor District did declare more than one ethnic group at the 2011 census.

ReligionEdit

Religious adherence in the county according to 2011 census:[4]

GalleryEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ A KSH 2013. évi helységnévkönyve
  2. ^ népesség.com, "Nyírbátori járás népessége"
  3. ^ 4.1.6.1 A népesség nemzetiség szerint, 2011, (in Hungarian) [1]
  4. ^ 4.1.7.1 A népesség vallás, felekezet szerint, 2011, (in Hungarian) [2]

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